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Fact Sheet on the Governor's Coal Plant Agreement with Sunflower Electric

The Governor has justified his May 4, 2009 settlement with Sunflower Electric Power Corporation primarily on two premises. First, and most importantly to the Governor, the settlement broke the impasse in the Kansas legislature and allowed passage of measures that will promote the use
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The Kansas Legislature: A One Trick Pony?

After having 3 Holcomb Bills die in 2008, two of which were successfully vetoed and the third allowed to lie at rest, the 2009 Legislature got creative by writing a fourth Holcomb Bill (sarcasm).  They call it a Comprehensive Energy Plan but once again its main purpose is to build a c
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Eating as Though the Earth Matters

“Yet, as environmental science has advanced, it has become apparent that the human appetite for animal flesh is a driving force behind virtually every major category of environmental damage now threatening the human future: deforestation, erosion, fresh water scarcity, air and water p
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Eating as Though the Earth Matters

“Yet, as environmental science has advanced, it has become apparent that the human appetite for animal flesh is a driving force behind virtually every major category of environmental damage now threatening the human future: deforestation, erosion, fresh water scarcity, air and water p
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Top Story: Holcomb Reborn?

The above heading is funny but it isn’t funny.  It is the heading I used for the KLN #1 last year.  I knew I was entering the Twilight Zone when I drove into Topeka.  As I crossed 6th and Kansas, Avenue, just north of the Capitol Building, I saw a guy dressed as the Statue of Liberty
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